Max Fleischer’s 1917 patent application for the Rotoscope
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Max Fleischer’s 1917 patent application for the Rotoscope
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European Film Promotion screens 13 Oscar contenders 2010 November 3-10 in Beverly Hills

Academy Award contenders from 13 European countries will be screened in Beverly Hills (Los Angeles) for Academy members, film professionals, and American Film Market (AFM) attendees. The industry screenings — which are hosted by European Film Promotion — will run from 2010 November 3 to November 10, coinciding with the AFM. Cinema Minima’s guide to the screenings includes the complete schedule, and is indexed by country and by title.Read This Story

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Inventing the Movies: Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation and the Status Quo, from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs

Two books tell histories of innovation in Hollywood but reach very different conclusions. The story of Hollywood is a story of successful technical innovation Inventing the Movies a new book by journalist Scott Kirsner, advances this thesis: “From Edison to the iPod, from the Warner Brothers to George Lucas, the story of how the movies … Read This Story